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Making ochre at luyni mungalina - This Place

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Young girl in a black jacket looks to camera. Beside her are yellow reeds and behind are rocks.
Ash at luyni mungalina (raining rock) (Photo courtesy of the ABC)
20 Nov 2019

For thousands of years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been naming places that were sacred or important to them.

This video is part of an ABC produced series named This Place. It tells the story behind one of these special places.

luyni mungalina is a waterfall in Launceston, Tasmania. Indigenous language teacher Rosetta Thomas shares the story behind the falls and explains the special role they play in traditional dance and ceremonies.

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